Google Ar And Vr

  • ARCore Developer Preview 2

    … Augmented reality is a powerful way to bring the physical and digital worlds together. AR places digital objects and useful information into the real world around us, which creates a huge opportunity to make our phones more intuitive, more helpful and a whole lot more fun. We’ve been working on augmented reality since 2014, with our earliest…

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  • Go beyond the gridiron in VR with "NFL Immersed" season two

    … Jump, Google’s platform for virtual reality video capture that combines high-quality VR cameras and automated stitching, simplifies VR video production and helps filmmakers of all backgrounds and skill levels create amazing content. For the past two years, we’ve worked with NFL Films, one of the most recognized team of filmmakers in sports…

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  • Save development time with our new 3D debugging tool

    … Developing 3D apps is complicated—whether you’re using a native graphics API or enlisting the help of your favorite game engine, there are thousands of graphics commands that have to come together perfectly to produce beautiful 3D visuals on your phone, desktop or VR headsets. To help developers diagnose rendering and performance issues…

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  • Best practices for mobile AR design

    … designing for head-mounted displays, mobile virtual reality experiences, and depth-sensing augmented reality applications. First-party apps such as Google Earth VR and Tilt Brush allow users to explore and create with two positionally-tracked controllers. Daydream helped us understand the opportunities and constraints for designing immersive experiences…

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  • More great stuff to watch and a holiday sale on popular Daydream apps

    … can now see what’s new and trending on the Google Play store in VR. And when you’re on the go without your headset, you can still search for apps and games, or explore content categories that refresh weekly right in the app on your phone. Watch immersive VR videos There's more and more VR content available all the time. From music…

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  • Poly API: 3D objects on demand

    … Today we're making it even easier for developers to find and use 3D objects and scenes for their VR and AR apps with the Poly API. Poly lets creators and developers browse, find, and download 3D objects and scenes for use in their apps. It’s fully integrated with Blocks and Tilt Brush, and even allows you to upload your own models, so there…

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  • Fly the skies with Daydream and Red Bull Air Race

    … Red Bull Air Race World Championship starting with Abu Dhabi on February 2, 2018. The VR experience is powered by telemetry data like latitude, longitude, roll, pitch and airspeed to generate breathtaking perspectives and a live visualization of the pilots’ view onto an environment guided by Google Maps footage. You can also track the speed…

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  • Empowering changemakers with Daydream Impact

    … VR pieces—this means a Jump Camera, an Expeditions kit, Google Daydream View and a Daydream-ready phone. Similar to our Jump Start program for creators, organization leaders will be able to apply for the program. Successful applicants will have six months to capture and refine their work and showcase it to their stakeholders. VR Action Lab…

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  • Experimenting with VR at the South China Morning Post

    … Having spent my pre-Google career as a reporter and editor at legacy media organizations, I can tell you that digital transformation in the news industry is challenging. Even when news organizations have the will, resources and technical expertise, the obstacles to transformation can be daunting. In Asia, few news organization have plunged…

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  • Developing a VR game in just two weeks

    … much more from the challenges we take on than from the ones we don’t face by walking the easy path. There are some amazing low poly games and artists out there. I think many artists would benefit from making models in VR using Blocks. If I was able to finish this project in two weeks, I can only imagine what a small team could do. Give it a try, and post your creations or questions using #MadeWithBlocks. If you’d like to experience Blocks Isle on the HTC Vive, you can download the game. …

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  • Maximizing art assets for VR

    … In line with previous tips we shared about creating art assets for VR, we’ve put together a few specific techniques for VR artists to get the most out of polygons and UV space. Tiling textures: Instead of making one giant texture that covers lots of space, create a smaller tileable texture that can be used in more spaces. The example below…

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  • Resonance Audio: Multi-platform spatial audio at scale

    … As humans, we rely on sound to guide us through our environment, help us communicate with others and connect us with what’s happening around us. Whether walking along a busy city street or attending a packed music concert, we’re able to hear hundreds of sounds coming from different directions. So when it comes to AR, VR, games and 360 video…

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  • Get a new perspective on the world with Discovery TRVLR

    … get to explore it in vivid VR video filmed on Jump cameras. TRVLR takes you on voyages to all seven continents, and by focusing on locals you’ll uncover the hidden stories of these places and learn things you’d never see in a travel guidebook. Available today, the first chapter takes you to Auckland, Australia—hold on tight as you descend…

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  • Poly: Browse, discover and download 3D objects and scenes

    … and scenes for use in your apps, and it was built from the ground up with AR and VR development in mind. It’s fully integrated with Tilt Brush and Blocks, and it also allows direct OBJ file upload, so there’s lots to discover and use. Whether you’re creating an intense space walk in VR or a serene garden of AR flowers, you’ll find the ingredients…

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